Green laid to rest

HAWKINS TEAGUE / Ledger & Times Murray State University Police Chief Jeff Gentry and Calloway County Sheriff Nicky Knight lead a procession from J.H. Churchill Funeral Home to the Murray City Cemetery Sunday morning to lay Joe Green to rest. According to his obituary, Green served as a CCSO deputy under Sheriff Woodrow Rickman; served as a deputy clerk under Randall Patterson and County Court Clerk under Calloway County Tax Commissioner Charles Hale. He was part of Murray State University's Public Safety Department, serving first as an officer, then director for more than 33 years. Playfully nicknamed "Mean Joe” during his time at the university, he was the longest-tenured of any officer and director at Murray State, retiring in 1999.